1. Billboard Touring Awards: U2, Bon Jovi, Take That Are Top Finalists

    November 04, 2011 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2, Bon Jovi, Take That, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, and Usher are among the finalists for the 2011 Billboard Touring Awards , set for Nov. 10 at the Roosevelt Hotel ballroom in New York City. The awards are primarily based on box office numbers re ...

  2. Adele's '21' Ties Beatles, Madonna U.K. Album Charts Record

    March 28, 2011 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 A dele 's epic reign on the U.K. sales charts strengthened again yesterday (Mar. 27), as her "21" album (XL) started a ninth week at No. 1 and its single "Someone Like You" climbed back to the top, 2-1, giving it five of the ...

  3. Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga Help Boost BRITs Ratings

    February 17, 2010 7:50 AM EST 0 0 0 TV ratings for the BRIT Awards , which included performances from Robbie Williams , Kasabian and Lady Gaga as well as a duet from Jay-Z and Alicia Keys , peaked at 6.3 million viewers. The live U.K. broadcast on ITV1 last night (Feb. 16) averaged 5. ...

  4. Lady Gaga, JLS, Florence Rule At BRIT Awards

    February 16, 2010 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 L ady Gaga was the big winner at the 2010 BRIT Awards at London's Earls Court with three wins, but British acts JLS and Florence and the Machine snagged important awards on the night. There were strong performances from Gaga , U.K. rock act Kas ...

  5. Lady Gaga, Florence Set To Shine At BRIT Awards

    February 16, 2010 11:24 AM EST 0 0 0 Lady Gaga , Florence and the Machine , Dizzee Rascal , Robbie Williams and Jay-Z should all get a sales boost from the U.K.'s BRIT Awards. The event, organised by U.K. trade body the BPI and sponsored by MasterCard, will be televised live on IT ...

  6. Susan Boyle Passes 1 Million U.K. Sales

    December 14, 2009 8:10 AM EST 0 0 0 As Susan Boyle started a third week atop the U.K. album chart, Lady Gaga scored her third No. 1 single in the territory with "Bad Romance" (Interscope/Universal). Boyle's debut album "I Dreamed a Dream" (Syco Music/Sony Musi ...

  7. Susan Boyle Secures 2nd Week Atop U.K. Chart

    December 07, 2009 7:21 AM EST 0 0 0 Susan Boyle 's "I Dreamed a Dream" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment) has started a second week at the U.K. album chart summit, taking its two-week sales past 700,000 units. Peter Kay and his All Star Band's "Official Chi ...

  8. Susan Boyle Secures 2nd Week Atop U.K. Chart

    December 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment) has started a second week at the U.K. album chart summit, taking its two-week sales past 700,000 units. Peter Kay and his All Star Band's "Official Ch ...

  9. Pink, Keane Rule U.K. Charts

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a third week atop the new U.K. singles chart, Keane scored a No. 1 debut with its third album, "Perfect Symmetry" (Universal Island). As Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a ...

  10. Chart Beat

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Beyonce, Shakira, Elliott Yamin and more! LIAR, LIAR, CHART ON FIRE: In the nearly 49-year history of The Billboard Hot 100, no song has ever jumped 90 places or more -- until this week. Breaking the old record of an 88-place move, &q ...

  11. Proclaimers Remake Hits No. 1 In U.K.

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 One single raising money for the BBC's Children in Need appeal replaced another at the top of new U.K. singles chart yesterday (March 25). Scottish duo the Proclaimers' remake of their 1988 hit "I'm G One single raising money for ...

  12. U.K. Pop Groups Take Aerosmith Classic To No. 1

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The U.K.'s new favorite single is this year's official song of the BBC's Comic Relief telethon, a cover of Aerosmith's "Walk This Way" which pits two of the nation's most popular groups "against" each The ...

  13. Thirty-Year-Old Track Hits No. 1 In U.K.

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The U.K.'s new No. 1 single is an MOR hit from 1971 co-written by Neil Sedaka. Tony Christie's "(Is This The Way To) Amarillo" (UMTV) debuted at the top yesterday (March 20) to continue the revival in The U.K.'s new No. 1 si ...

  14. U.K. Stars Sign On For Cancer Benefits

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Franz Ferdinand, Keane, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey are among the acts confirmed to perform at the annual Teenage Cancer Trust benefit, to be held April 4-8 at London's Royal Albert H Franz Ferdinand, Keane, Eric Clapton, Rober ...